Boeing will showcase its industry partnerships in the Middle East and highlight a broad lineup of defense and commercial products and services at the 2013 Dubai Airshow.
“The Middle East region continues to be one of Boeing’s key global markets for both the commercial aviation and defense sectors,” said Jeffrey Johnson, president, Boeing Middle East. “We have a long history in the region, and we continue to strengthen our relationships with our partners and customers to further develop the regional aerospace industry.”
On the defense side, Boeing platforms in service with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces that will be on display include a UAE Land Forces AH-64D Apache helicopter and UAE Air Force C-17 Globemaster III airlifter. Also scheduled for static display are the MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor, P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft and AH-6i reconnaissance and attack helicopter. In addition, an F-15E Strike Eagle flight simulator at the Boeing booth will demonstrate the aircraft’s unparalleled range, speed and persistence.
On the commercial side, Boeing’s regional customers will have aircraft on static display including a Qatar Airways 787 Dreamliner from Nov. 17-19 and a flydubai 737-800 with Boeing Sky Interior and business class configuration. A 787 flight simulator at the Boeing booth will offer visitors at first-hand look and experience of the aircraft’s capabilities.
SAAB is looking to broaden its presence in the Middle East by taking on more collaborations and local partnerships, a senior executive told Defenseworld.net
Thales used the Dubai Air Show last week to further demonstrate the Scorpion helmet-mounted display (HMD). The Scorpion is the worlds first full color helmet mounted display, providing color symbology and video during full day and night missions
With the Middle East becoming a hotspot for maritime surveillance requirements, top aircraft makers showcases their latest maritime surveillance programs at the Dubai Air Show. Boeing unveiled its new maritime surveillance aircraft program based on the Bombardier Challenger 605 business jet which would be used for anti-piracy missions, coastal and border security, and long-range search and rescue
AMMROC has extended its support for the UAE Armed Forces to ensure the operational readiness for the complete inventory of fixed and rotary-wing aircraft. The announcement by AMMROC, a joint venture company owned by Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi based investment and development company, Sikorsky Aerospace Services, and Lockheed Martin, took place during Dubai Airshow 2013 held between 17th-21st November at Dubai World Central
Boeing and Mubadala today signed a new strategic agreement to supply as much as $2.5 billion in advanced composites and machined metals to Boeing commercial programs, including the 787 and 777X
Dubai Airshow opened today for the first time at Dubai World Central, and has set of a record with shows order tally reaching US $162.6 billion – surpassing its previous record of US $155 billion record set in 2007
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